IMO Adopts Polar Code

IMO Adopts Polar Code

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code), and related amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea ...

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SHI Drops Merger Plans with Samsung Engineering

SHI Drops Merger Plans with Samsung Engineering

The previously announced merger between South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries and Samsung Engineering ...

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BEST Readies for Mega Ships

BEST Readies for Mega Ships

Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH) has through its subsidiary Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST), located at ...

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Finland, Estonia to Build Two LNG Terminals

Finland, Estonia to Build Two LNG Terminals

Finland and Estonia have agreed to build two liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals as part of the Balticconnector ...

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LPG Carrier Aids Three in Suspected Mutiny

LPG Carrier Aids Three in Suspected Mutiny

The M/V Tessa Kosan, a 367-foot LPG carrier, rescued three crew members in a bizarre case involving a possible ...

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Containers Fall into Oakland Estuary

Containers Fall into Oakland Estuary

The U.S. Coast Guard and San Francisco fire department personnel enforced a safety zone for containers that fell in ...

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Revamped MSC Armonia Ready for Service

Revamped MSC Armonia Ready for Service

MSC Armonia, the first out of four MSC Lirica Class ships in the EUR 200 million “Renaissance Programme” launched ...

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Wärtsilä to Design Middle East’s First LNG Tug System

Wärtsilä to Set Up Middle East's First LNG Harbour Tug System

Dubai-based Drydocks World has contracted Wärtsilä to design and supply the propulsion and other equipment for a ...

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International Windship Association Takes the Stage

International Windship Association Takes the Stage

A new association that will encourage, advise and advocate for the use of wind propulsion technologies in the ...

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VIDEO: Kalmar SmartStack Goes Live in Durban

Kalmar SmartStack Goes Live in Durban

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has implemented the Kalmar SmartStack solution at Durban Container Terminal (DCT) in ...

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First Chemical Tanker Featuring Duplex Steels Delivered

First Chemical Tanker Featuring Duplex Steel Technology Delivered

The world’s first chemical tanker to use a combination of duplex stainless steel and stainless clad steel in the ...

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MAN Diesel & Turbo Engines to Power Chinese Ferries

MAN Diesel & Turbo Engines to Power Chinese Ferries

MAN Diesel & Turbo has secured a contract for the supply of four 9L48/60CR engines for the diesel-mechanical ...

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Long Beach Expands Storage to Fight Congestion

Long Beach Expands Storage to Fight Congestion

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners last week approved the use of Port of Long Beach property as a ...

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Bulk Carriers to Cut Costs at Nowa Nowa

Bulk Carriers to Cut Costs at Nowa Nowa

Australia’s Eastern Iron Limited has received a scoping level report from independent shipping consultants, ...

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JRC Testing Anti-Piracy Software

JRC Testing Anti-Piracy Software (2)

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) is testing a new anti-piracy software in two maritime ...

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Defective CPP System Behind Brisbane Wharf Hit

Defective CPP System Behind Brisbane Wharf Hit

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has concluded the investigation on HC Rubina’s hitting of the ...

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DNV GL Champions Battery Hybrid Propulsion System

DNV GL Champions Battery Hybrid Propulsion

DNV  GL presented the specific battery hybrid propulsion system and its benefits for the offshore supply vessel ...

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JAPEX Breaks Ground for Soma LNG Terminal

JAPEX Breaks Ground for Soma LNG Terminal

Japan Petroleum Exploration (JAPEX) has started the construction of an LNG terminal in Shinchi Town, Fukushima ...

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Vroon Tackles Fuel Efficiency

Vroon Tackles Fuel Efficiency

Dutch Vroon’s car carriers Monza Express and Sepang Express have recently completed dry-dockings and first special ...

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ClassNK Okays First Hydrogen/Carbon Dioxide FPSO

ClassNK Okays First Hydrogen/Carbon Dioxide FPSO

Japanese classification society ClassNK has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to a new H2/CO2 FPSO (floating ...

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IMB Warns of Container Weight Fraud

IMB Warns of Container Weight Fraud

The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has flagged-up an unusual attempted fraud involving a container’s ...

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Southampton Port Sets Stage for Heavyweights

Southampton Port Ready for Heavyweights

Associated British Ports’ Port of Southampton is ready to handle the biggest ships in the world after the ...

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Wärtsilä’s Aquarius EC Clears First US Hurdle

Wärtsilä's Aquarius EC Clears First US Hurdle

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has granted Alternate Management System (AMS) acceptance for Wärtsilä’s ...

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China, South Korea Close to Signing Free Trade Agreement

China, South Korea Close to Signing Free Trade Agreement

China and South Korea on November 10 signed a “substantial conclusion” of a free trade agreement to ...

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ABS Approves First Cylindrical FLNG Design

ABS Approves First Cylindrical FLNG Design

American Bureau of Shipping has granted approval in principle (AIP) for the Sevan cylindrical floating LNG (FLNG) ...

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